adj. "Lousy, messed up, ridiculous." (JPS)
adj. Shitty, full of crap.
"I'm trying not to crash the car on this farkakte highway."
"The food was Vakakta"
Languages of Origin
פֿאַרקאַקט farkakt, past participle of פֿאַרקאַקן farkakn '(vulgar) to shit on'
- Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
- Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Who Uses This
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Can also be used in a very literal sense to refer to one who's needed the bathroom a lot. The Yiddish adjective farkakt takes on endings depending on the number and gender of the noun; Jewish-English "farkakte" generally has -e whenever it precedes a noun.
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